Atar Capital acquires Keypoint Intelligence

Atar Capital, a Los Angeles, California-based global private investment firm, has completed the acquisition of Keypoint Intelligence, a leading independent source for data analytics, laboratory testing and advisory services for the global digital imaging industry. Financial terms of the agreement were not disclosed. Headquartered in Fairfield, NJ, with offices in the United Kingdom, Hong Kong … Read more →

Agfa introduces Eclipse process-free printing plate

Calling it the “most convenient process-free plate,” Agfa Graphics has introduced its new Eclipse process-free printing plate for sheetfed commercial printers “that combines all the benefits of process-free technology with effortless printing.” Inherent to the nature of a process-free plate, Eclipse eliminates the need for a processor using chemicals, thus reducing capex and pre-press costs. … Read more →

HP to invest $200 million in water-based printing solutions

HP has announced a $200 million investment in the next generation of water-based ink solutions “over five or more years” to develop water-based ink technologies for printing digitally on corrugated packaging and textiles. The commitment is part of HP’s Sustainable Impact vision to implement “safer, simpler solutions, and complements ongoing HP investments in other printing … Read more →

Duplo releases a faster, more versatile single-pass slitter/cutter/creaser

Duplo USA’s DC-618 Slitter/Cutter/Creaser is the newest addition to the OEM’s line of fully automated digital finishers characterized by their precision, reliability and productivity. Offering significant enhancements over its predecessor (the DC-616 Pro), the DC-618 can deliver output at faster speeds and on heavier stocks. Duplo also gave the PC Controller software and LCD control … Read more →

Prime Data now offering direct mail and inkjet printing through Print Three locations across Canada

The strategic partnership announced last week positions data-driven direct-mail and marketing solutions provider Prime Data (Aurora, Ontario) as the most widely represented direct-mail services company in Canada. Every one of Print Three’s 45 locations across Canada will now be able to bring direct mail and inkjet printing services to its customers. These are services that … Read more →

Please support the Canadian companies at Printing United

The Kay Bailey Hutchison Convention Center in Dallas, Texas will host what’s anticipated to be an entirely new tradeshow experience from Oct. 23 to 25, 2019. Built on the successful foundation of the annual SGIA Expo, and organized organized by the SGIA and NAPCO Media, the event will reflect the convergence that’s currently taking place … Read more →

Infigo Software and printIQ partner to expand market solutions and integrate software solutions

UK-based Infigo Software has announced a partnership with Management Workflow Systems (MWS) provider printIQ. “We’ve been doing some interesting things that have been grabbing the attention of businesses in the marketplace,” said Douglas Gibson, Managing Director at Infigo Software. “When we started talking with printIQ about our needs for the Australia and New Zealand market, … Read more →

Agfa combines Asecuri workflow and Fortuna X2 design software for high-security printing

Agfa Graphics has further automated its high-security printing portfolio with the latest addition to its print software – Asecuri all-in-one prepress workflow. At the same time, the OEM also updated Fortuna, its complete high-security printing design software suite. This addition of Asecuri enables “a fully-fledged prepress workflow that covers all bases.” The software can be … Read more →

SAi announces online personalized one-on-one training programs

SA International (SAi – Salt Lake City, Utah), a leading provider of software solutions for the sign making, digital printing and CNC machining industries, has released details of its upcoming one-on-one training program, which will be available for bookings beginning Monday, October 28, 2019. The new online learning program is designed to equip customers with … Read more →

American International Machinery launches new interactive website

American International Machinery Incorporated (AIM – Oak Creek, Wisconsin), the exclusive supplier for the Signature brand of converting equipment for the paperboard and corrugated industries, has announced completion of its newly redesigned website at www.aim-inc.net. Along with a fresh new look, the site offers easy navigation, in-depth information on new and used converting equipment, improved … Read more →